Meet the Team at Commercial Fleet Financingcffadmin2021-08-04T11:22:03-05:00
As Founder and President of Commercial Fleet Financing, Inc. Matt creates, communicates and implements the company’s vision, mission and overall direction. He oversees all financial aspects of the company and provides leadership over opportunities for expansion, emerging industry trends, developing markets, and customer insights.
Matt’s business success has been recognized in coveted publications, including Inc. Magazine, Dallas Business Journal, Overdrive Magazine, Fleet Owner, Transport Topics, Commercial Carrier Journal, and Dealer Solutions Magazine.
Mr. Manero is a highly sought-after speaker within entrepreneurial and association communities and hosts a popular podcast called, You Need More Money. His first book, “The Grit,” was published in 2015 while his latest book, “You Need More Money,” was published by Penguin/Random House in 2018.
Fun Fact:Matt has been happily married to his beloved wife, Rokki, for 20 years. The couple have 3 amazing boys, John (18), Jack (16), and Julian (15) and reside in Dallas/Ft. Worth. He once rode a bicycle from San Francisco to Mexico along the Pacific Coast.
Dogged determination and diligence fueled the rise of Sarah Burnett from receptionist in 2011 to Chief Operating Officer of Commercial Fleet Financing in January 2019. Ms. Burnett was promoted to full-time operations manager in 2012 and subsequently grew funding from $36M in 2013 to $104M with just a small support team.
As Chief Operations Officer, Sarah oversees the company’s business operations and reports to the President. She ensures CFF has effective operational financial procedures in place and manages the sales, marketing and operations departments.
Fun Fact: Dallas/Ft. Worth is home to Sarah and her growing family of cats.
Jim rose through the ranks of the finance industry over the past 18+ years landing the role of Vice President of Sales for CFF in 2018. Jim pulls from years of industry insight and experience to direct an ever-growing CFF sales department, driving sales of $150M+ annually.
Mr. Munkittrick sets the department’s strategic plans, manages his team, forges relationships with strategic corporate partners, supports clients, and continuously improves the sales lifecycle. As VP of Sales, Jim demonstrates a relentless spirit for developing new business through excellent client service for the company.
Fun Fact: Jim graduated from Texas Tech with a B.S. in Finance. He is the proud father of three beautiful children and resides in Dallas/Ft. Worth. Jim has traveled to 5 different continents and lived in 3.
A veteran in finance department, Mr. Sherrane has delivered accounting excellence for decades. He has held responsibilities as Controller, VP and CFO for 26 years and provided auto loan financing for 3+ years. Bringing a wealth of knowledge, Richard has stewarded the finances of CFF since 2017.
Mr. Sherrane’s vision for the financial success of CFF is to maximize returns on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems.
Fun Fact: He earned an MBA from Nichols College and a B.S. in Finance degree from the NY Institute of Technology. Richard resides in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and enjoys restoring classic automobiles.
Mr. Lott is an award-winning, seasoned Marketing and Advertising expert with over 22 years of experience in driving growth and bottom-line results. Troy has a long track-record of success for a broad range of small to mid-sized business clients.
Troy is pursuing his Masters in Data Analytics and holds certifications in Digital Marketing Analytics from MIT, Digital Marketing Strategy from SMU, and Digital Analytics from SMU. Mr. Lott has been spearheading the marketing department of CFF since 2019. Troy serves as Chairman of AAF Dallas Education Foundation and has served as President of AAF Dallas.
Fun Fact: Troy enjoys running and biking the trails of the greater Dallas/Ft. Worth area with his beautiful wife of 29 years. The couple have two grown children and one grandchild.
Mr. Donahue is a highly-experienced business manager with over 5 years managing the sales operation process in the finance industry. He brings strong team leadership skills, contributing to ongoing development and coaching in the sales department.
Eric began his collegiate journey at Allegany College of Maryland, but earned his Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management from Tusculum University in Tennessee.
Fun Fact: Eric claims to be a big fan of Sci-Fi and an even bigger fan of New England sports teams.
Tim has been a tow truck loan consultant with CFF for 18+ years.
Mr. Bazor attended college at Utah Valley University.
Fun Fact: Tim has been happily married for 16 years and has two girls. He enjoys trail running and has completed a 50m, two 50ks as well as numerous 37k and 25k runs. Tim also runs a non-profit organization called BlakesHouse.org.
Kindra has 7 Years of commercial lending experience.
Fun Fact: She is a proud U.S. Navy Veteran and mother of 4 amazing children. She is also an avid animal lover who coordinates rescue missions for lost pets & works closely with shelters to get stray pets off the streets and back home.
Taylor has 10 years experience in the construction industry and 6 in the finance industry. He’s been a long-time entrepreneur who draws on those experiences to assist customers in growing their businesses.
Fun Fact: Taylor is the proud father of 2 kids. He’s an avid outdoorsman, cyclist, and reader.
Jorge has been a new and used commercial truck sales professional for over four years and has specialized in equipment financing. Trucking runs in Jorge’s blood with two generations of family thriving in the business.
Mr. Camacho attended Richland College where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration. He was born in Alaska before settling in Dallas. Jorge is bilingual, speaking Spanish fluently.
Fun Fact: He’s an avid soccer fan and enjoys traveling – having visited 12+ countries.
Mike has 9 years of sales experience. His biggest professional accomplishment is helping to launch Fresh Start Equipment Financing – sister company of CFF – into a successful business.
Fun Fact: Mike has been happily married for 3 years, has a newborn and a 13 year old. He’s the official taste-tester for his wife’s chocolate business, is a huge Minnesota Vikings fan and has a vast collection of sports memorabilia.
Tom has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry and is an experienced credit analyst. He is skilled in sales management, operations management, purchasing, and negotiations. Tom has a degree from the University of Montana.
Fun Fact: Tom enjoys living his life in Rowlett, TX and loves to smoke meats & fish.
Chris has 18 years of finance experience. He has certifications in F&I and received his education from Mountain View College. His other accomplishment is becoming a Texas All-lines Adjuster.
Fun Fact: Chris runs an organization called “Chriscookapalooza” Annual fundraising event with musical performances by local and Grammy Award winning artists providing scholarships while also benefiting local and national charities.
Aaron brings 5 years of sales experience to Commercial Fleet Financing. Before moving to Texas, Aaron lived in California where he became a team leader in his organization and ranked as of the top 5 sales reps in the nation.
Fun Fact: When he’s not at work, Aaron enjoys playing tennis and snowboarding when he can.
Don-Eric brings an immense amount of experience of 27 years in finance & sales. He never held back his knowledge for financing and helped develop many careers for young professionals starting in sales.
Don-Eric received a BA in Music Production / Engineering from Berklee College of Music. He enjoys skiing, writing & producing music, and playing his sax.
Fun Fact: Don has an incredible daughter and grandson. He is a fan of the Boston Red Sox and Boston Celtics, but claims to bleed Cowboys Blue.
Noah is a recent graduate of Texas A&M where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management and Operations. He was recognized as Employee of the Year while employed as a Strength and Conditioning Supervisor at A&M Rec Sports.
Elaina has 15+ years of experience as a commercial loan processor. She won the 2007 Clark County Chambers of Commerce Award and was top producer 2 years in a row at BAE.
Elaina has a BS in International Business from CFE.
Fun Fact: She has been married for 20 years and is raising the next American president and chocolatier. She’s both competitive and a team player. Elaina’s goal is to build a ranch with an apple orchard for retirement.
Vanessa brings 3 years of related experience in the finance industry. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and holds a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in Microsoft Word. In her previous role, Vanessa started as a loan clerk and moved up to a loan processor after only one year.
Fun Fact: Vanessa says she enjoys all things that sparkle and her favorite color is turquoise.
Z has 6+ years of experience in video production and editing.
Z has an associates degree in Arts from Brookhaven College.
He is co-owner of SokudoChasers (Virtual Automotive Photography) widely known in the Grand Theft Auto 5: Los Santos video game with over 100k+ of Mods downloaded of real-life cars.
Fun Fact: Z loves crafting unique gifts, such as art, LEDs, floral projects to bring warmth to peoples’ soul and fill their hearts because life is too short. Z’s dream car is the Nissan Skyline R34 GTR.
Jerry is an experienced team leader with over 5 years experience in technical support, instituting process creation, testing and improvements, and customer satisfaction. Mr. Buckholt is skilled with CRM systems, primarily focused on Dynamics 365 as well as Power Apps, Azure, SaaS, and ERP systems.
Fun Fact: Beyond his passion for technology, Jerry can draw at a professional level and grew up drawing comic books and characters. He also has a number of years experience as a flair bartender, participating in bartending competitions.